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Hal Needham, Stuntman And Director, Dies At 82

Hal Needham, a Hollywood stuntman and director, died this morning. He is one of Hollywood’s most well-known stuntman, and was also the writer and director of Smokey And The Bandit. He was 82-years-old, and had just received a Governors Award from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences in 2012. The Academy, which unfortunately does not award actors for …

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“Ponytail Stunt Death”: Man Dies On Zip Line

The “Ponytail Stunt Death”, as it’s being called, occurred over the weekend when a Guinness record holder attempted a dangerous stunt over the River Teesta in West Bengal, India. 48-year old Sailendra Nath Roy was performing his infamous stunt, which involved him hanging from a zip line by his hair some 600 feet in the air, when there was a …

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